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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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The camera can transmit color images at resolutions up to 512 x 384 pixels, a resolution superior to standard industrial video cameras and equivalent to that of a laser disk or digital video disk (DVD).
NASDAQ:CNXT), a worldwide leader in semiconductor solutions for broadband communications, enterprise networks and the digital home, today launched a new MPEG-2 audio/video (A/V) encoder for consumer electronic products including Media Center and entertainment personal computers, set-top boxes, digital television sets and video recording/editing products such as digital video disks (DVD) and personal video recorders.

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